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Alexandra Petri Rhetoric

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This article uses a sarcastic tone in order to appeal to pathos. I honestly really like how the author, Alexandra Petri, states her case. She is basically showing the hypocrisy that exist within the trump administrations ideas of what is important to protect and what is not. They respect object more than the lives of people. This article really does a good job of putting this issue into a visual perspective. Her perspective shows that if you are not on trumps side anything you do is wrong and you are seen as the enemy. I think the article is effective in that it really appeals to emotions of the audience. There isn’t a lot of statistical facts but there are a lot of straightforward examples of recent events that have been in media. Petri does
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